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17 Pakistanis fail to get visas for entrepreneurs meet


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Seventeen women entrepreneurs from Pakistan could not make it to an international conference which began here Monday as they could not get visas, the ... Read more...

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India, Japan implement economic pact; aim to double trade (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India and Japan Monday implemented a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA), aiming to provide greater access to each other's markets and almost double the bilateral ... Read more...

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India-Japan economic pact comes into force


August 1st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) An economic agreement which seeks to expand trade ties between India and Japan came to force Monday.Describing the comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) as a ... Read more...

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‘Time ripe to conclude WTO Doha Round talks’


April 28th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Some forward looking moves on industrial goods and other tariffs can help conclude Doha round of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks this year, a ... Read more...

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‘India can do more to attract foreign direct investment’


January 24th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Urging further economic reforms by India to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI), speakers at the 16th edition of the Partnership Summit 2010 Sunday said the flow of ... Read more...

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Safeguard measures needed to protect small farmers: Speaker


October 20th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has called for special safeguard measures to protect small and marginal farmers from the adverse effects of trade liberalisation. Speaking at ... Read more...

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‘Poor countries being ignored in economic crisis’


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 2 (IANS) The global community needs to urgently address the marginalisation of the world's poorest countries while discussing ways out of the economic meltdown, says Ujal Singh Bhatia, India's ambassador ... Read more...

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EU, Indian civil society to discuss trade relations


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 23 (IANS) The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) will organise a "Trade and Development Workshop" at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi Thursday, EuAsiaNews reported. At the workshop, ... Read more...

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New Delhi to host EU-India civil society workshop Sep 24


September 13th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 13 (IANS) A trade and development workshop between the European Union (EU) and India aimed at informing the civil society on the ongoing EU-India trade negotiations will be held in ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma, Mandelson agree on need to resume WTO talks


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 23 (IANS) Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and his British counterpart Lord Peter Mandelson have agreed on the need for an early resumption of stalled ... Read more...

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US, India discuss how to bring down trade barriers


June 18th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 18 (IANS) India and US will consult with public and private stakeholders on how to bring down trade barriers and open markets for exporters as they discuss multilateral ... Read more...

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EU-China summit deadlocked on problem areas (Lead)


May 21st, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Prague, May 20 (DPA) The European Union (EU) and China Wednesday hit deadlock at a summit in Prague which had been meant to highlight their reconciliation, as they failed to agree common ... Read more...

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WTO chief criticises protectionism


March 6th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 6 (DPA) The director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Pascal Lamy, has rejected the "food miles" campaign of some European farmers who say consumers should buy local produce instead of ... Read more...

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Asean to study impact of trade liberation on health


October 10th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 10 (DPA) Southeast Asian health ministers Friday called for a study on the impact of trade liberalisation on health to ensure that people are protected from harmful products that are ... Read more...

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British businesses eye emerging markets


September 24th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) India and China continue remain the favourite destinations for British companies eyeing emerging markets but new ones are cropping up across the world, a new report shows.While 49 ... Read more...

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Rudd Government needs to rethink its nuclear energy policy, says Oz opposition


June 27th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 27 (ANI): The Kevin Rudd-led Labor Government in Australia needs to rethink its policy on nuclear energy if it does not want to be placed in a precarious position ... Read more...

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Globalisation in reverse gear as oil prices soar: Canadian report


May 29th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 29 (IANS) Trade liberalisation and technology may have flattened the world, but rising transport prices will once again make it rounder, says a report by a major Canadian ... Read more...

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Chidambaram meets State Finance Ministers ahead of budget


January 29th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram today met his State counterparts here, and discussed individual States priorities and their demands ahead of the General Budget. The inclusion of a ... Read more...

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BJP launches rally to highlight peasants plight


January 10th, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by admin
Vidarbha, Jan 10 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kicked off a rally here today to highlight the plight of farmers in Maharashtra. The resurgent BJP, fresh from its double win in the ... Read more...

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PM to chair full Planning Commission meeting


November 14th, 2007 - 10:15 am ICT by admin
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